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Unformatted text preview: nutrients happens during this process. It is vital that the small intestine do this because absorbing the nutrients from the food that is eaten can provide a functional health system. The left over waste, which did not make into the small intestine, enters the large intestine. The large intestines job is to absorb extra nutrients. This is where the colon comes into play. The stuff that is not absorbed into the colon will become feces. The feces will go through the anus, where it will then leave your body....
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